The main elements of good public governance are determined by the appointed framework of authority and control. It will set out: the reporting obligation on the goals achievement, transparency of actions and decision-making process to the stakeholders, efficiency and effectiveness, responsiveness to the needs of society, anticipation of the problems and trends, and respect of the law and rules.
Objectives are a formulation of a desired situation describing the desired results or effects as defined in the mission of the organisation. They can be:
- Strategic objectives
Global objectives for the mid and longterm indicate the desired overall direction of the organisation. It describes the final results or effects (outcomes) it wants to pursue.
- Operational objectives
These are a concrete formulation of the strategic objectives, e.g. at unit level. An operational objective can be immediately transformed into a set of activities and tasks.